Arnoldshain Seminar XV
“The EU and Latin America Facing Globalization”
September 4 – 6, 2017

Schedule by day    
04-SEP-1709:00-10:30Parallel Session A – INTERNATIONAL TRADE (D4 0.022)Suárez, Celestino, Universitat Jaume I. Castellón, and Bojan Shimbov and Maite Alguacil, “New European” countries exporting structure and economic growth.
   Artal-Tur, Andres, Technical University of Cartagena and University of Valencia , Geography and the trade-migration nexus: historical country ties, profile of migrants and social integration effects.
  Parallel Session B - EDUCATION, LABOR MARKETS (D4 0.039)Peluffo Geronazzo, Adriana, Universidad de la Republica Uruguay, Does Innovation affect the Demand for Skills?
   Elsas, Alexander, Goethe University Frankfurt, and Caro Wondrak, Consequences of digitalization for the labor markets.
 10:30-11:00coffee break  
 11:00-12:30Key Note lecture D4 0.022Peter Egger, ETH Zurich, and Filip Tarlea, Comparing Apples to Apples: Estimating Consistent Partial Effects of Preferential Economic Integration Agreements
 12:45-13:45lunch at "The Campus"
 14:00-16:00Parallel Session A – INTERNATIONAL TRADE (D4 0.022)Mutascu, Mihai, LEO University of Orléans, A time-frequency analysis of globalization and environmental degradation in France.
   Fichet de Clairfontaine, Aurélien, Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien, Dynamics of the trade balance: In search of the J-curve with a structural gravity equation.
   Hirsch, Cornelius, WIFO-Austrian Institute for Economic Research, and Harald Oberhofer, Bilateral Trade Agreements and Distortions in Agricultural Markets
  Parallel Session B – DEVELOPMENT (D4 0.039)Nowak-Lehmann, Felicitas, University of Goettingen , and Nathalie Desplas, Does development aid stimulate investment (in recipient countries)?
   Jehle, Eugen, Effective Cooperation with the Countries of Latin America through Adequate Forms of Private Investment, Relevant Appropriate Training Schemes and Appropriate Fiscal Systems.
 16:00-16:30coffee break  
 16:30-18:00Parallel Session A - FISCAL POLICY (D4 0.022)Tondl, Gabriele, Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien, and Elizaveta Lukmanova, Macroeconomic imbalances and business cycle synchronization. Why common economic governance is imperative for the Eurozone.
   Molnar, Matthias, IHS Vienna, and Thomas Davoiney, Cross-country fiscal policy spillovers and capital-skill complementarity in currency unions.
  Parallel Session B – MIGRATION (D4 0.039)Abainza, Loresel, Unviersity Antwerpen, The Return to Migration: Investigating the Consequences of Return Migration in Andean Ecuador.
   Alamá-Sabater, Luisa, and Maite Alguacil Marí, Universitat Jaume I of Castellon, New patterns in the location choice of immigrants in Spain.
 19:00dinner at restaurant “L' Osteria” (own charge)  
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